CGAS RISER Found Festival


What is RISER?

2023 Artists!

RISER Edmonton is a collaborative producing model for theatre and interdisciplinary artists to create and present new work. RISER Edmonton will support the development and production of four new Edmonton-based projects in the 2023 season.

RISER Edmonton connects senior leadership from the performing arts community with underserved artists to maximize existing infrastructures, share resources and risk, help build new audiences, and support a commitment to create and innovate. The 2023 Senior Partners for RISER Edmonton are Edmonton Fringe Theatre, Citadel Theatre, Catalyst Theatre, and Azimuth Theatre.

Applications for RISER 2024 will open soon.

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February 24, 2021

RISER comes to Edmonton

RISER Comes to Edmonton Common Ground Arts Society partners with Toronto’s Why Not Theatre to bring its Collaborative Producing Model to Independent Edmonton Theatre Artists Edmonton, AB (March 2, 2021) – Common Ground Arts Society (CGAS) is thrilled to announce a partnership… Read More
October 17, 2022

Announcing the 2023 RISER Edmonton Artists

October 17, 2022: Alongside our friends at Why Not Theatre, Common Ground Arts Society is elated to announce the second round of projects to participate in RISER Edmonton. Through RISER Edmonton, four Edmonton-based performing artists and companies will receive support from Common Ground Arts Society and our… Read More